Surgical management of multinodular goiter with compression symptoms.

  title={Surgical management of multinodular goiter with compression symptoms.},
  author={Antonio R{\'i}os and Jose Manuel Rodriguez and Manuel Canteras and Pedro Jos{\'e} Galindo and Francisco Javier T{\'e}bar and Pascual Parrilla},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={140 1},
HYPOTHESIS Multinodular goiter (MG) with compression symptoms has a clinical profile different from that of goiter without these symptoms. The surgical treatment of MG with compression symptoms has a high rate of sternotomy and morbidity. DESIGN Retrospective study conducted between 1970 and 1999. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS One hundred fifty-seven patients with MG with compression symptoms were reviewed from 672 patients with MG undergoing surgery in our department. We… CONTINUE READING

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